2015 Phil Steele’s Postseason All-C-USA Third Team 

2015 Conference USA honorable mention 

2015 Ray Guy Watch List  
2015 Lou Groza Collegiate Place Kicker Watch List
2014 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2015 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 contests … led UTEP with 68 points … connected on 15-of-19 field goal attempts and was 23-of-24 on PATs … was 6-for-6 on field goals 20-29 yards … registered two field goals in six contests each … named to Phil Steele’s Postseason All-Conference USA third team … earned C-USA honorable mention … was 2-for-2, including a career-long 50-yard field goal during a win over Incarnate Word … connected on a pair of field goals in a victory over Florida Atlantic … hit first ever game-winning field goal, a 24-yard make with 48 second remaining against Rice … currently ranks third for kickers in program history with 203 points … 98-career PATs rank second in school history. 

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Starting kicker in all 13 games, while inheriting the punting duties the last seven contests ... ranked second on the team in scoring (82 points) ... converted 43-of-44 PATs and 13-of-16 field goals (both career highs) ... averaged 41.1 yards on 41 punts (1,687 yards), putting nine inside the 20-yard line and booting eight 50-plus yard punts ... nailed career-best 47-yard field goal at UTSA, while splitting the uprights on a 20-yard attempt ... made field goals of 22 and 27 yards against Texas Tech ... good on two field goals (28 & 29 yards) at WKU ... took over punting duties at UTSA, averaging 46.1 yards on seven boots, while placing four inside the 20-yard line ... booted a team-long 68-yard kick at WKU ... led team to New Mexico Bowl, its first since 2010.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Started all 12 games as a true freshman ... perfect 32-for-32 on extra point kicks and was 7-of-15 on field goal kicks ... led the Miners with 53 points ... nailed a season-long 45-yard field goal against Tulsa ... went 2-for-2 on field goal kicks versus UTSA ... kicked a 34-yard field goal during a home victory over FIU ... connected on a 41-yard kick at Middle Tennessee.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Competed three years at the varsity level ... connected on 22-of-30 field goals during his career, including a career-long 53-yard kick ... named to the All-State and All-Conference teams after his senior season ... also a member of his prep soccer team.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Jay J. Mattox ... son of Duane and Paula Mattox ... has three sisters ... born in Las Vegas, Nev. ... communication studies major.


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Jay Mattox

Jay  Mattox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Las Vegas HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
K/P

Experience:
3L

Major:
Communication Studies

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